What has gotten lost in all of this partisan sturm und drang is any sensitivity to the day-to-day needs of the tens of millions of Americans who are being devastated by the effects of the "trickle down" economic policies that were hatched by Reagan.
Wonder why America can't seem to keep up with nations like Germany and China on advanced energy policy? Perhaps it's because the Energy Department spends ten times more on nuclear weapons than energy conservation.
Any Congress, particularly a hostile Congress, has the power to give any sitting president a major national security migraine -- and the incoming House GOP leadership has proven their determination to do just that.
The more traditional wing of the Republican Party has for generations conducted a program that they casually and regularly accuse liberals of conducting: Class warfare. In fact it is they who conduct class warfare.